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E.J. Dionne: Political leaders must do more to promote confidence

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015
The recent terrorist attacks have called forth predictable demands from our nation’s politicians, particularly President Obama’s opponents, for American leadership in the world.

Confederate flag is a symbol of hatred

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015
*Confederate flag is a symbol of hatred
*Intolerance not only limited to terrorists
*Do more to keep our country safe
*People need to reject Obama refugee plan

Gun buyback is a chance to educate

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015
Programs generally ineffective at reducing crime, but have other intangible benefits

Charles Krauthammer: Obama lacks the passion for ISIS fight

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015
Tell me: What’s a suicide bomber doing with a passport?

Rethink who we let enter the country

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015
*Rethink who we let enter the country
*Logging a bad idea for Kinns Road Park
*Pot opponents don’t realize its benefits
*Fair should be free to ban Confederate flag
*Put focus on the real dangers that we face
*Rotterdam GOP blew chance to oust Dems

High Notes: Nov. 23, 2015

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015
Spotlighting the good being done in our communities

George Will: Christie has talent to overtake GOP field

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015
Paris was for all Americans, but especially for Republicans, a summons to seriousness

Imagine if we let the terrorists defeat us

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015
*Imagine if we let the terrorists defeat us
*Free speech not just speech you support
*Inviting refugees into country is insanity
*We need Trump to reverse liberal trend

Higher minimum wage makes sense for state workers

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking a big step in terms of pay for state workers: He’s using his executive authority to establish a state municipal minimum wage of $15 an hour.
Metroplex accomplished what failed politics could not

Metroplex accomplished what failed politics could not

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015
Luckily, many of the people who put politics aside to lead the charge that turned Schenectady around can still recount in great detail how history actually played out.

Americans don’t turn away those in need

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015
We’re Americans. We don’t slam the door on people seeking refuge from oppression.

Impose strict rules for strip searches

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015
Citizens deserve protection from unnecessary humiliation

Linda Chavez: Destroy ISIS now before they bring fight to our shores

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015
President Barack Obama has a choice: destroy the Islamic State group or Islamic State bring its war to America

Frustrated, enraged by DEC role in radioactive dumping

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015
*Frustrated, enraged by DEC role in radioactive dumping
*We need more than fancy speeches to eradicate ISIS

A bribe by any other name ...

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015
Pipeline promoters trying to buy residents' affection

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